Welcome to Southern Oregon, just minutes from the California border and centrally located 2 – 2.5 hours from the coast, near Ashland, Medford, Applegate and the town of Jacksonville. The Applegate is unincorporated and referred to as Jacksonville as well.
Southern Oregon is well known for its wineries, with its unique microclimates and majestic mountains, which allows a variety of intensely flavored wine grapes to be produced. Wineries in the Southern Oregon feature distinct, handcrafted varietal wines as well as exciting blends. Many featured wines are only available at the wineries or in limited distribution.
There are several well established wineries, Valley View Winery is a pioneer in this valley and may be reached at (800) 781-9463 or Valley View Winery. Enjoy many other Applegate Wineries, (Bridgeview Winery), (Troon Vineyard), (Jacksonville Vineyards).
Southern Oregon has much to offer with regards to recreational activities – pristine lakes, river rafting, fishing, hang gliding, hiking, boating, golf, snow/water skiing, bird-watching, dressage facilities, ATV riding, big game hunting, gold panning and much more just minutes away and in some cases just outside your front door.
Medford International Airport services these properties.
Enjoy summer concerts under the star filled evening sky in Jacksonville at the Britt. Each year The Britt hosts well-known names such as Chicago, Linda Ronstadt, America, Michael Bolton, The Temptations, The Steve Miller Band, Pat Benatar, Chris Isaak, B.B. King, CCR, along with a variety of blues, jazz, and classical artists. (Britt Festivals).
Take in a play at the famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Be entertained by the performing arts at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, and the Oregon Caberet Theatre.
Experience the world famous Rogue River via Hellgate Jetboat Excursions. See and hear the sounds of the wilderness, feel the rushing rapids and the wind in your face. A rare, natural wonder you won’t forget. (Hellgate Excursions), and many other fishing and rafting adventures (Noah's River Adventures), (Morrisons Lodge), (Rogue River Journeys).
Snow ski at nearby Mt. Ashland.